Tag: Town and Country

Bed Bath & Bankruptcy 2019 vs 2023

Howdy folks, and welcome back to Houston Historic Retail. Today we’re taking a look at the Bed Bath & Beyond at 10515 Katy Fwy. Specifically, we’ll compare photos of the store between 2019 and 2023. To give some background, the 2019 photos were from a planned post which was never completed, and focused on one portion of the store. My desire to return to BB&B was spurred by their recent warnings of the pending bankruptcy. However, before we talk about the present, let’s start off with the past. Bed Bath & Beyond was initially founded as Bed & Bath, a …

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Permit Roundup: Visitors abound: Mr. Potato drops in from New Orleans, and Happy Lemon from China!

The Ike's Super Mario Sandwhich. Photo Credit: Wilis Lam

Newcomers enter into Houston Howdy, folks, and welcome back to our regularly scheduled Permit Roundup! This week seems to have been relatively quiet as far as new filings go. However, we do have a few standouts, so let’s start with those. Two “out of town” restaurants have filed permits to build locations in Houston. One of these is Mr. Potato. The restaurant concept was born over in New Orleans originally as a food truck, opening their first brick and mortar location in 2020. An article earlier this year from Nola.com gives a good rundown on the chain, but the idea …

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